Internet revenue for the October-December quarter rose to ₹4,917 crore from ₹2,339 crore a yr earlier. Income rose 1 per cent to ₹1,46,599 crore. The corporate didn’t present particulars of stock beneficial properties or margins.
The revenue for the 9 months ended December 31 additionally doubled to ₹13,055 crore. The gross refining margin throughout April – December was $2.96 per barrel, down from $3.34 per barrel within the year-ago interval.
Oil demand will rise above pre-Covid-19 ranges within the fourth quarter of the present fiscal yr and cross monetary yr 2020 demand ranges in FY22, IOC chairman SM Vaidya stated.
The rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine and elevated financial exercise will drive oil demand, he stated.
The corporate additionally unveiled a plan to construct a 9 million tonne every year (mtpa) refinery in Tamil Nadu for ₹31,500 crore, signalling its optimism about the way forward for oil demand within the nation.
The refinery will probably be arrange on the 618 acres of land already owned by IOC subsidiary Corp (CPCL) in Nagapattinam, Vaidya stated.
The refinery will probably be developed by way of a three way partnership through which Indian Oil and CPCL will personal 25 per cent fairness every whereas the steadiness 50 per cent stake will probably be given away to strategic and monetary buyers, Indian Oil finance chief Sandeep Gupta stated.
“We must always have the ability to increase funds for which banks have ample urge for food,” stated Gupta. IOC’s debt-equity ratio stands at 0.66.
The current wave of local weather change activism and the rise of renewables have shaken investor religion within the oil enterprise globally and are more and more curbing financing for fossil gas tasks. Whereas many worldwide oil majors intention to chop their present refining capability, Indian companies are planning so as to add new refineries.